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Minnesota Football Recruiting: DB Michael Dixon signs letter of intent on Early National Signing Day 2019

The Georgia defensive back is rowing the boat to Minneapolis

Michael Dixon
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6’1’’
Weight: 189

Hometown: Statesboro, GA

247 Sports Composite Rating: .8626

Power 5 Scholarship Offers: Syracuse

TDG Commitment Profile

Spring Enrollee: No

Scouting Report

Dixon possesses good instincts and shows good vision, adept at reading the quarterback’s eyes and making a play on the ball. Having played both cornerback and safety in high school — although he is expected to end up at safety in college — he has proven himself capable in both zone and man coverages, displaying a closing speed that allows him to effectively jump routes. My biggest qualm is that he is not quite as polished a tackler as I’d like for a safety, frequently delivering shoulder tackles rather than wrapping up.

Dixon was also the fourth-highest rated performer at The Opening Atlanta Combine back in March, finishing with a 4.56 40-yard dash and a 37-9 inch vertical.

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